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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   16345.52538439  .00000193  00000-0  61759-4 0  9999
2 24968  86.3974  37.7545 0002209  93.0814 267.0635 14.34222134  5490
Epoch (UTC): 10 December 2016 12:36:33
Eccentricity: 0.0002209
inclination: 86.3974°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 37.7545°
argument of perigee: 93.0814°
revolutions per day: 14.34222134
mean anomaly at epoch: 267.0635°
orbit number at epoch: 549

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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